The table below looks at the statistics for Exchange Server 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exchange Server 2010 over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Rank 93 105 86
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 20 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.62% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.74% 3.43% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 16
Average daily rate
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£310 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £285 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% -7.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
Exchange Server 2010
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
422 467 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.11% 18.07% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 231 209
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £463 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £31.50 £24.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

Exchange Server 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Exchange Server 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the West Midlands region.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2010
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Exchange Server 2010 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 across the West Midlands region.

Exchange Server 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Exchange Server 2010
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2010 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
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Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 11 £350 +9.37% 3
Solihull - 4 £150 -
Worcestershire - 3 £310 -
Exchange Server 2010
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Exchange Server 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Exchange Server 2010 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2010.

1 41 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 28 (68.29%) Windows
3 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
4 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
6 14 (34.15%) VMware
7 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
8 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (21.95%) Firewall
9 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (19.51%) Citrix
10 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (19.51%) SCCM
11 7 (17.07%) XenApp
11 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.07%) Lync
11 7 (17.07%) Migration
12 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
12 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (14.63%) LAN
12 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
12 6 (14.63%) vSphere
12 6 (14.63%) Office 365
12 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
13 5 (12.20%) Cisco
13 5 (12.20%) WAN
14 4 (9.76%) HP
14 4 (9.76%) SAN

Exchange Server 2010
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Exchange Server 2010 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Exchange Server 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (17.07%) Lync
5 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
6 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (7.32%) IIS
8 2 (4.88%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (4.88%) Apache
8 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) LAN
3 5 (12.20%) WAN
4 4 (9.76%) SAN
4 4 (9.76%) Wireless
5 3 (7.32%) DNS
5 3 (7.32%) Unified Communications
5 3 (7.32%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
6 2 (4.88%) VLAN
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.44%) NAS
7 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
7 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Support Engineer
1 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (19.51%) Exchange Specialist
2 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Leader
4 3 (7.32%) Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.44%) Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.88%) FMCG
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
6 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
7 3 (7.32%) Linux
7 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.44%) UNIX
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Migration
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL
3 1 (2.44%) Project Management
3 1 (2.44%) Change Management
3 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) PHP
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) MCP
3 3 (7.32%) MCTS
3 3 (7.32%) MCITP
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) MCSA
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) CCA
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.07%) XenApp
3 6 (14.63%) vSphere
4 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.88%) XenServer
5 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.88%) IAG
5 2 (4.88%) UAG
6 1 (2.44%) Xen
6 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) Citrix
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) MobileIron
6 3 (7.32%) Veeam
7 2 (4.88%) NetApp
7 2 (4.88%) Lotus
7 2 (4.88%) McAfee
7 2 (4.88%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.44%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.44%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.44%) Panasonic
8 1 (2.44%) Brocade
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) Spiceworks
8 1 (2.44%) Meraki
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